Last minute geek Last minute geek and technology news, links, ideas and gift resources http://www.lastminutegeek.com/component/content/frontpage.html Wed, 04 Aug 2021 22:04:48 +0000 WorldDirector by Wornex International SRL en-gb This 22-Year-Old Crowdfunded Her Way To The Olympics After Funding For Women Was Cut And She Just Won BMX Gold http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266815-this-22-year-old-crowdfunded-her-way-to-the-olympics-after-funding-for-women-was-cut-and-she-just-won-bmx-gold.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266815-this-22-year-old-crowdfunded-her-way-to-the-olympics-after-funding-for-women-was-cut-and-she-just-won-bmx-gold.html Olympic athletes are facing what may appear to others to be endless misery because they picked sports as a career path, and it is not an easy one to follow. It demands both physical and mental strength. To be able to use equipment, train, and compete in contests, you must, of course, have money. Even […]{loadposition fake}

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Nitrux 1.5.1 is Here and Comes with A Whole Host of Updates and Fixes http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266844-nitrux-151-is-here-and-comes-with-a-whole-host-of-updates-and-fixes.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266844-nitrux-151-is-here-and-comes-with-a-whole-host-of-updates-and-fixes.html Nitrux has just released a new update to their 1.5 series of distributions, bringing us up to version 1.5.1. Here is what’s new. The post Nitrux 1.5.1 is Here and Comes with A Whole Host of Updates and Fixes appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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solu enhances your meditation sessions with sound http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266820-solu-enhances-your-meditation-sessions-with-sound.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266820-solu-enhances-your-meditation-sessions-with-sound.html NEWS – The N.O.W. Mindfulness Tone Therapy System from solu is a pair of small USB rechargeable speakers that emit peaceful tones that will help calm your mind. These special tones are called New Origin Waveforms, or N.O.W. for short. The cool thing is that the tones don’t repeat over and over again so that …

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$10,000 Reward Now Being Offered To Help Find The Person Who Stabbed This Woman And Her Dog To Death While They Were Walking In A Park http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266816-10000-reward-now-being-offered-to-help-find-the-person-who-stabbed-this-woman-and-her-dog-to-death-while-they-were-walking-in-a-park.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266816-10000-reward-now-being-offered-to-help-find-the-person-who-stabbed-this-woman-and-her-dog-to-death-while-they-were-walking-in-a-park.html Atlanta, Georgia. 40-year-old Katie Janness and her beloved dog Bowie were walking together in Piedmont Park in the early morning hours of July 28th. At around 1:10 that morning, Katie and Bowie were found horrifically stabbed to death, and the Atlanta Police Department has been working nonstop since then to track down Katie and Bowie’s […]{loadposition fake}

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Valve and AMD Join Forces, Developing an Improved Linux CPU Driver http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266845-valve-and-amd-join-forces-developing-an-improved-linux-cpu-driver.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266845-valve-and-amd-join-forces-developing-an-improved-linux-cpu-driver.html Valve and AMD are working together to develop a better CPU performance scaling driver for Linux, targeting the Steam Deck gaming console. The new driver will allow the processor in the Steam Deck to quickly ramp up to a higher performance state when needed and achieve better performance per watt. The post Valve and AMD Join Forces, Developing an Improved Linux CPU Driver appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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She’s Now Excluding Her Cousin Who Has Down Syndrome From Her Wedding Party Due To Some Issues But Her Aunt Is Accusing Her Of Discrimination http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266817-shes-now-excluding-her-cousin-who-has-down-syndrome-from-her-wedding-party-due-to-some-issues-but-her-aunt-is-accusing-her-of-discrimination.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266817-shes-now-excluding-her-cousin-who-has-down-syndrome-from-her-wedding-party-due-to-some-issues-but-her-aunt-is-accusing-her-of-discrimination.html A 26-year-old woman is going to be getting married next spring towards the end of April. She is already including some children in her family in her wedding party. She thinks by including them, it will help alleviate some of the boredom they might experience at the wedding. Her 19-year-old cousin Etta has Down syndrome, […]{loadposition fake}

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Open Compute Project: Redefining Open Source for the Data Center http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266846-open-compute-project-redefining-open-source-for-the-data-center.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266846-open-compute-project-redefining-open-source-for-the-data-center.html When the Open Compute Project was founded (about 10 years ago), it began redefining the term “open source.” Before then, the term had primarily been applied to software, although it had, to a lesser degree, been applied to hardware as well. At OCP, the term open applies to specifications regarding all aspects of a data center — from […] The post Open Compute Project: Redefining Open Source for the Data Center appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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Getting Started with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on Ubuntu 20.04 http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266847-getting-started-with-ufw-uncomplicated-firewall-on-ubuntu-2004.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266847-getting-started-with-ufw-uncomplicated-firewall-on-ubuntu-2004.html UFW or Uncomplicated Firewall is an application to manage an iptables-based firewall on Ubuntu. UFW is the default firewall configuration tool for Ubuntu Linux and provides a user-friendly way to configure the firewall, the UFW command is just like English language so the commands are easy to remember. The UFW firewall supports IPv4 and IPv6. The post Getting Started with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on Ubuntu 20.04 appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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Gerbera Media Server 1.9.0 Released with New and Improved Features http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266848-gerbera-media-server-190-released-with-new-and-improved-features.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266848-gerbera-media-server-190-released-with-new-and-improved-features.html Gerbera is a free UPnP media server which allows you to stream your digital media through your home network and consume it on a variety of UPnP compatible devices. It’s based on MediaTomb and works with any UPnP compliant client. The post Gerbera Media Server 1.9.0 Released with New and Improved Features appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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Goggles Music Manager: An Open-source Music Collection Manager and Player http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266802-goggles-music-manager-an-open-source-music-collection-manager-and-player.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266802-goggles-music-manager-an-open-source-music-collection-manager-and-player.html I’ve reviewed a smorgasbord of open source music players. But Linux is endowed with a huge selection, there remain a fair few I’ve yet to explore. For this review, I’m looking at Goggles Music Manager. Goggles Music Manager is free and open-source software that lets you play and organize your music collection. It uses the […] The post Goggles Music Manager: An Open-source Music Collection Manager and Player appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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She Thinks Her Surrogate Is Starting To Act Like Her Husband’s Wife So She’s Asking The Internet For Help http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266771-she-thinks-her-surrogate-is-starting-to-act-like-her-husbands-wife-so-shes-asking-the-internet-for-help.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/71-chipchic/2266771-she-thinks-her-surrogate-is-starting-to-act-like-her-husbands-wife-so-shes-asking-the-internet-for-help.html A woman says that her surrogate is starting to act like her husband’s wife, so she’s in desperate need of some help with how to handle everything. She started out by saying she has been with her husband for 5 years now, and they have always wanted to have children together. Unfortunately, she has some […]{loadposition fake}

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Deal of the day – Save $100 off the Yeedi self-emptying robot vac! http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266773-deal-of-the-day--save-100-off-the-yeedi-self-emptying-robot-vac.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266773-deal-of-the-day--save-100-off-the-yeedi-self-emptying-robot-vac.html DEAL NEWS – Today you have the chance to score a great deal on a Yeedi Vac Station self-emptying robot vacuum. We posted a review of this vacuum a couple of weeks ago and it got a thumbs up. We see robot vacuums all the time these days, but there aren’t many that have a …

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Top 5 Software Tools for Linux with Data Encryption http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266803-top-5-software-tools-for-linux-with-data-encryption.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266803-top-5-software-tools-for-linux-with-data-encryption.html Data encryption is a must-have feature in today’s world of cybersecurity. It allows you to encode your data making it unintelligible to someone who doesn’t have the authorized access. To be more secure online, it might be a good idea to opt for software that comes with this useful feature by default. In this article, […] The post Top 5 Software Tools for Linux with Data Encryption appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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Maker Spotlight: Whitney Knitter of Knitronics http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2266819-maker-spotlight-whitney-knitter-of-knitronics.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/36/2266819-maker-spotlight-whitney-knitter-of-knitronics.html
Maker Spotlight: Whitney Knitter of Knitronics

Meet Whitney, an FPGA Guru

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SYNCO G2 A2 2.4GHz wireless lavalier microphone system review http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266774-synco-g2-a2-24ghz-wireless-lavalier-microphone-system-review.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266774-synco-g2-a2-24ghz-wireless-lavalier-microphone-system-review.html REVIEW – I’ve been working on doing more videos to go along with my photography, but the one thing I’ve been lacking has been a decent wireless microphone system. The SYNCO G2 A2 wireless microphone system review offer came along, so I figured I give it a good test. What is it? The SYNCO G2 …

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UnityX 10 Desktop Environment Makes Great Progress, Now Features New Panel and Sidebar Designs http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266804-unityx-10-desktop-environment-makes-great-progress-now-features-new-panel-and-sidebar-designs.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266804-unityx-10-desktop-environment-makes-great-progress-now-features-new-panel-and-sidebar-designs.html Announced in early May, UnityX is the successor to Unity7, and, the next major release, UnityX 10, is planned for later this year as part of the upcoming Ubuntu Unity Remix 21.10 distribution, which, of course, will be based on the forthcoming Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) operating system release. UnityX 10 promises great new features […] The post UnityX 10 Desktop Environment Makes Great Progress, Now Features New Panel and Sidebar Designs appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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Amazon’s connected soap dispenser – why? http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266775-amazons-connected-soap-dispenser--why.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266775-amazons-connected-soap-dispenser--why.html NEWS – Prompting the question, “Why?”, Amazon recently introduced a connected soap dispenser. Don’t get me wrong – I love internet-connected things.  My whole house is automated.  I even tried an Alexa-enabled device for the shower, but that crashed, quite literally. But not everything needs to be connected. Amazon is back at it with their …

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LastObject LastSwab review – A reusable alternative to the Q-tip http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266776-lastobject-lastswab-review--a-reusable-alternative-to-the-q-tip.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/58/2266776-lastobject-lastswab-review--a-reusable-alternative-to-the-q-tip.html REVIEW – I use a Q-tip every day to clean my ears after I get out of the shower. It’s always a quick swipe and into the trash it goes. Have you ever wondered how many Q-tips wind up in the garbage each year? I didn’t either until I was asked by LastObject if I …

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3 Ways to Remove Files from Trash on Ubuntu Using GUI and Terminal http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266757-3-ways-to-remove-files-from-trash-on-ubuntu-using-gui-and-terminal.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266757-3-ways-to-remove-files-from-trash-on-ubuntu-using-gui-and-terminal.html By choosing files and documents and hitting the “Remove” key on the keyboard, users can remove all data. Those files are then moved to Junk, a computer location for discarded data. Deleted files remain inside the “Trash” folder unless you elect to clear it or restored the contents. Throughout this article, we’ll look at the […] The post 3 Ways to Remove Files from Trash on Ubuntu Using GUI and Terminal appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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How to Install Java 16 in Rocky Linux and AlmaLinux http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266758-how-to-install-java-16-in-rocky-linux-and-almalinux.html http://www.lastminutegeek.com/english/77-linuxtoday/2266758-how-to-install-java-16-in-rocky-linux-and-almalinux.html Java is a cross-platform, object-oriented, and multipurpose programming language that is primarily used for creating mobile, web, and cloud applications. Additionally, you can use Java to create games, chatbots, enterprise applications, and a whole lot more. Installing v. 16 is simple with this tutorial. The post How to Install Java 16 in Rocky Linux and AlmaLinux appeared first on Linux Today.{loadposition fake}

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